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South Suburban College Announces Virtual Classroom and Blended Courses for the Fall Semester

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College (SSC) announces the extension of its Virtual Classroom Model for the 2020 Fall Semester, including a blending of classroom instruction methods, limited on-campus activities and athletic programs training. Fall classes begin Monday, August 17th and class schedules and registration are available online from ssc.edu. “These measures will be implemented in …

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Register Now for a New COVID-19 Contact Tracing Course at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College’s Office of Continuing Education is offering a new non-credit course this summer titled COVID–19 Contact Tracing: Changing the Face of the Public Health Workforce. With the pandemic-driven need for contact tracing, this course provides an overview of contact tracing investigations to meet the demand of the growing public health …

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South Suburban College Announces Seven Academic All-Americans

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– The South Suburban College (SSC) Athletic Department announces seven Academic All-Americans from the 2019-2020 Academic Year as recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA): Cayla Turner, Women’s Basketball, 3.64 GPA (Oak Forest High School) Tom Dougherty, Baseball, 3.72 GPA (Shepard High School) Haley Kohnen, Softball, 3.81 (Crown Point High School) …

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Greetings South Suburban College Community, I come to you today with heavy heart at the thought of what is happening in our community today.  The violent upheaval and spirit of disruption, corruption, and lawless behavior is unnerving.  My heart cries for my community!   We are looking at an America that is plagued by systemic racism …

Governor Pritzker Visits Opening of New COVID-19 Testing Site at South Suburban College’s Main Campus in South Holland

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College has been chosen as a COVID-19 testing site by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA). Illinois Governor JB Pritzker visited the site today along with South Suburban College Chairman Frank M. Zuccarelli and President Lynette D. Stokes, Ed.D., on its opening day of testing. The testing tents were set …

Check Out South Suburban College’s Virtual Information Sessions to Get Ready for Summer and Fall Classes

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– Summer and Fall Registrations are in progress at South Suburban College (SSC) online from ssc.edu. SSC is providing two sets of Virtual Information Sessions via Zoom on May 26th and 27th both for general enrollment and transfer questions, as well as Workforce Equity Initiative grant applications. The Virtual Information Session links are …

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A Message from President Stokes regarding South Suburban College’s COVID-19 efforts and initiatives

Dear Students, Faculty, Staff and Administration, South Suburban College has extended our Virtual Classroom Model through the Summer Semester. Our facilities will open on June 1, 2020, pending new developments. While SSC continues to be proactive, we do not want you to be deterred from pursuing your educational goals or completing your studies. Summer and …

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Classes Will be Offered Through Virtual Classroom Model This Summer at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– Summer Registration is in progress at South Suburban College (SSC) online from ssc.edu. The 2020 Summer Semester begins the week of Monday, June 1st. Current and prospective students are encouraged to register soon to secure their preferred schedule. SSC has moved to a Virtual Classroom Model through the summer semester with some …

South Suburban College Foundation Seeks Student Assistance Donations through New COVID-19 Impact Fund

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL –South Suburban College Foundation (SSCF) is seeking donations to assist students with hardships as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as initiate an investment in the expansion of College healthcare programs. The SSCF announced the establishment of a COVID-19 Student Impact Fund last week with an initial $10,000 commitment to …

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Bulldogs Guard Carter Garners National Player of the Year Honors

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Player Courtney Carter has been named the 2019-20 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Men’s Basketball Player of the Year. A sophomore guard for the Bulldogs, Carter averaged 15.7 points and 7.9 rebounds per game along with an NJCAA-best mark of 5.5 steals per game and …

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South Suburban College to Donate Supplies and Shields to Local Healthcare Providers, Foundation Establishes COVID-19 Impact Fund

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL –South Suburban College (SSC) is donating supplies and masks to local healthcare providers. The College’s Allied Health & Careers and Nursing Departments have gathered a significant range of N95 masks with respirators, surgical masks, filters, gloves, gowns and personal protection kits for area hospitals. Additionally, during SSC’s facility closure, staff at the …

South Suburban College to Extend Spring Break through March 22nd

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is extending its Spring Break for students through March 22, 2020 as a precaution related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The college is also implementing a Spring Break for all Adult Education classes next week. Students with a clinical rotation will be contacted with more details. SSC will remain open and …

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Breakfast with BCI Presents: Marketing Tips on a Budget

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– The South Suburban College Business & Career Institute (BCI) presents a Breakfast with BCI Workshop titled “Marketing Tips on a Budget – Learn Facebook Hands-On” scheduled for Thursday, April 2nd from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in the MB Financial Suite on the 1st floor of the college’s Main Campus. Registration and …

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“Boost Your Biz” Expo for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Coming to South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Business & Career Institute (BCI) of South Suburban College (SSC) is planning a free small business expo titled “Boost Your Biz” on Thursday, June 4, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the college’s Main Campus. The expo will be presented in partnership with SSC, Ingenuity Small Business Collaborative, the Lansing …

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Nancy Fleischman Exhibition at South Suburban College’s Dorothea Thiel Gallery

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to present a collection of artworks by Nancy Fleischman titled “From the Body.” The solo exhibition will be on display in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery from March 2 – March 26, 2020. A reception for the artist will take place in the …

NEW Short-Term Solar Panel Installation Certification Program Begins at South Suburban College Next Month

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Building Construction Technology Program is launching a new 16-week cohort for a cutting-edge Solar Photovoltaic Installers Certificate. The first session (BLD-299) will start during SSC’s spring second 8-week courses March 17th through May 14th on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Upon successful completion of the first 8-week session, students are eligible …

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2020 Chicago Women’s Conference & Expo – Vision 2020 Sharpen Your Focus

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College (SSC) announces its 2020 Chicago Women’s Conference on Friday, March 13, from 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., located at the college’s Main Campus in South Holland, Illinois. This year’s theme “Vision 2020 Sharpen Your Focus” marks the 12th Annual event planned through the college’s Business and Career Institute (BCI). …

Register Now for Non-Credit Classes at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– It’s not too late to get registered for classes at South Suburban College. SSC’s Office of Continuing Education offers a variety of non-credit courses throughout the Spring Semester, with registration open right up to the start of class. With the wide variety of start dates, class times, course lengths and offerings, students …

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South Suburban College Coding Specialist Program to Host February 29th Open House

OAK FOREST, IL–South Suburban College Department of Allied Health & Careers is hosting an Open House for the Coding Specialist Program on Saturday, February 29th from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the college’s Oak Forest Center. Coding Specialist is a three semester, 40 credit hour certificate program (including prerequisites) with excellent job potential. The …

South Suburban College sophomore guard Courtney Carter was named NABC National Player of the Week.

South Suburban College Player, Team Earn National Honors

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Program has earned two national honors this week on the heels of Head Coach John Pigatti’s 400th victory. The Bulldogs were named the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Two-Year College Team-of-the-Week for January 20-26, 2020. Additionally, sophomore guard Courtney Carter was named National Junior College Athletic …

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Regional High School Art Student Exhibit & Festival Coming to South Suburban College in February

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College will host its 24th annual Regional High School Art Student Exhibit from January 27th through the student art festival celebration on February 21, 2020. The exhibition includes 22 regional high school districts from Illinois and Indiana. Approximately 300 pieces of student artwork will …

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South Suburban College Head Basketball Coach John Pigatti Earns 400th Win

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Pigatti won his 400th game last night in a 74-67 victory over Olive Harvey. In his 14th season at the college, Pigatti’s record is now 400-78, good for an .837 winning percentage. “It’s a tremendous accomplishment and a tribute to some great players who …

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Forklift Operator Training Coming to Oak Forest Center

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute is offering Forklift Operator Training on three separate sessions in February at the Oak Forest Center. This certification course covers the basic fork lift driving skills needed to obtain a Fork Lift Operator Certification. A Certification Card from the National Safety Council will be issued …

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South Suburban College Announces Development of Barber College at South Holland Campus

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the establishment of a new Barber College at its December 12th Board Meeting. SSC’s goal is for the Barber College to launch its first class during the Fall 2020 Semester. The program has been submitted to the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) …

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Children’s Theatre Company to present Cinderella at South Suburban College in January

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The Children’s Theatre Company of South Suburban College announces its annual play for young audiences in January. This year’s offering will be Michele L. Vacca’s “Cinderella.” Performances are scheduled for January 11 and 18, 2020, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and January 14-17, 2020, at 9:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. …

SSC’s Maker Lab to Host Ornament Making Workshop at Oak Forest Center on December 17th

OAK FOREST, IL– South Suburban College’s Maker Lab is offering a Maker Day: DIY Holiday Ornament Workshop on Tuesday, December 17th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the college’s Oak Forest Center. Participants of all ages are encouraged to bring family and friends to create personalized ornaments. The cost is $7 per ornament or …

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Seeking Star Awards Nominations for The Chicago Women’s Conference at South Suburban College

OAK FOREST, IL– South Suburban College is seeking nominations for The Star Awards, which will be presented at the 12th Annual Chicago Women’s Conference being held at South Suburban College on Friday, March 13, 2020. The two awards recognize women for their outstanding leadership in business, community activities and/or education and their encouragement of others …

South Suburban College to Host Rocky Clark Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser on National Day of Giving

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL –South Suburban College and the SSC Foundation will host a special National Day of Giving event – Rocky Clark Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser – on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. The free event will begin with breakfast from 9 – 10 a.m. and memorial presentation to follow from 10 – 11 a.m. in SSC’s …

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Paralegal Open House Coming to South Suburban College’s Oak Forest Center December 12th

OAK FOREST, IL– South Suburban College is hosting an Open House for its Paralegal Program on Thursday, December 12th at 6:00 p.m. at the Oak Forest Center in Room 5190. Attendees will learn about an exciting career pathway that is expected to grow 18% through 2020, according to the US Department of Labor. Information will …

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Certified Production Technician Open House Coming to South Suburban College Oak Forest Center

OAK FOREST, IL – South Suburban College (SSC) is hosting a Certified Production Technician Open House on Thursday, November 21st from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in Room 5170 of the college’s Oak Forest Center. The Open House will feature a program overview from 6:00-6:30 p.m. with lab tours and questions from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The Certified …

Health Care Industry Night Coming to South Suburban College November 18th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is hosting a Health Care Industry Night on Monday, November 18th from 5-8 p.m. in the college’s Performing Arts Center. The event will include informational sessions and a panel discussion about SSC’s Nursing and Community Health Worker Programs, as well as its new Patient Care Technician Program. Industry leaders and …

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Maker Lab Workshop-“Intro to Laser Cutting” Coming to Oak Forest Center

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Maker Lab, located at the Oak Forest Center, is presenting a workshop designed to introduce “makers” to laser cutting on Saturday, November 9th from 12-2:00 p.m. Makers will be introduced to 2D design using Inkscape and Corel Draw software. The workshop will teach different processes such as raster, engrave and …

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Bulldogs to Open Season This Weekend Ranked 3rd in the Nation

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Basketball Programs are gearing up for the 2019-20 season with the Men’s Team set to open at home this Saturday, November 2nd vs. Northwestern University (Club). The Bulldogs are ranked #3 in the newest NJCAA Division II Pre-Season Poll. They will feature 12 new players and will be vying …

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Free GED/HSE and English as a Second Language Classes offered through South Suburban College in South Holland, Oak Forest and Riverdale

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Adult Education Department offers a wide range of opportunities for adults to build the basic skills required for success. Registration for the free ESL & GED classes will take place November 1 and 7, November 14 and 15, and November 21 and 22 at 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in …

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SSC Bulldog’s Baseball Program to hold a holiday Youth Catching Camp December 26th and 27th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College Head Baseball Coach Steve Ruzich will be directing a two-day Catching Camp on Thursday, December 26th and Friday, December 27th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Coach Ruzich has directed youth camps for the past 34 years and has taught baseball skills at many other baseball camps throughout the …

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South Suburban College to Host Free Family Reading Night

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Adult Volunteer Literacy Program is hosting its annual Family Reading Night event on Wednesday, November 13th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in the college’s Performing Arts Center Lobby. The public is encouraged to join SSC for this free event to find out about community literacy while enjoying stories and …

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South Suburban College announces $1.5 million Workforce Equity Grant with new career programs

Learn more about WEI and apply now! SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College recently announced its selection for a Workforce Equity Grant through the Illinois Community College Board which includes funding for several new in-demand programs. The project is designed to create, support and expand short-term workforce training opportunities in high need areas within …

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Jessica Wagner Exhibition Coming to South Suburban College’s Dorothea Thiel Gallery

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to present a collection of artworks by Jessica Ann Wagner titled “Goddess Guide Us – Divine Feminine Intervention.” The solo exhibition will be on display in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery from October 24 – November 15, 2019. An artist lecture and reception …

South Suburban College to Host Sustainability Month Events

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College (SSC) Sustainability Committee is hosting a wide range of events in recognition of National Sustainability Month. The SSC Sustainability Committee was established in 2011 to coordinate the college’s efforts in sustainability leadership within its community. All of the following events will be held at the Main Campus— 15800 S. …

Breakfast with BCI Presents: Taking the Fear Out of Sustainability

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Business & Career Institute (BCI) presents a Breakfast with BCI Workshop titled Taking the Fear Out of Sustainability on Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., with check-in and continental breakfast to begin at 8:15 a.m. This workshop will be held in the Mi-Jack Room on …

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Open Auditions for Cinderella Coming to SSC Stage

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The Children’s Theatre Company of South Suburban College announces auditions for its annual play for young audiences. This year’s offering will be Michele L. Vacca’s “Cinderella.” Auditions are open to all students and community members aged 18 and up. Readings will be held on October 3rd and on October 4th at …

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Court Reporting Program Open House and Free Evening Class “Intro to Steno Machine Shorthand” Coming to Oak Forest Center

OAK FOREST, IL–South Suburban College (SSC) is hosting a Court Reporting Open House on Wednesday, October 23rd from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in Room 5190 of the college’s Oak Forest Center. The Open House will showcase this unique profession and wide-open job market, along with SSC’s program and curriculum. New this fall is the free …

South Suburban College Earns Maximum 10-Year Reaccreditation from Higher Learning Commission

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College officially received its full accreditation for the maximum period of ten years from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Ron Kawanna, Associate Vice President of Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness, delivered the news to the Board of Trustees in a presentation at the college’s September Board Meeting. “The 10-year reaccreditation …

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Leadership and Winter Preparedness/Snow and Ice Conference Coming to South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is presenting a Leadership and Winter Preparedness/Snow and Ice Conference designed for public works directors, supervisors and operators as well as commercial snow removal contractors from September 23-26, 2019. Included will be workshops on winter operations for operators and commercial snow plowing contractors that will cover safety, sensible salting, new …

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Genaro Palacios Exhibition “Textures of the World” on Display at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to announce a special guest artist exhibition titled “Textures of the World,” photographs by artist Genaro Palacios in the Photo Four Gallery through October 4, 2019. Genaro Palacios was born in Mexico City. He studied Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at Tec de …

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Forklift Operator Training Coming to Oak Forest Center

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute is offering Forklift Operator Training on three separate sessions in October at the Oak Forest Center. This certification course covers the basic fork lift driving skills needed to obtain a Fork Lift Operator Certification. A Certification Card from the National Safety Council will be issued …

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PAC Rats Theatre Company Presents Spinoff at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– Stolen money, passports, travel brochures and identical briefcases… perfect ingredients for a recipe of confusion, mayhem and laughter come to South Suburban College’s Kindig Performing Arts Center. Performances will take place on September 20 and 27, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., and September 21, 28 and 29, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. Spinoff, written …

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It’s Not Too Late to Register for Fall – Late Start Classes Coming to South Suburban College September 16th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–Registration for the Fall Semester at South Suburban College is still in progress for a wide range of late start classes. Current and prospective students are encouraged to register soon for a wide range of 12-week courses set to begin the week of September 16th and later. Prospective students should get started with …

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Registration is Open for Non-Credit Classes at South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– It’s not too late to get registered for classes at South Suburban College. SSC’s Office of Continuing Education offers a variety of non-credit courses throughout the Fall Semester, with registration open right up to the start of class. With the wide-variety of start dates, class times, course lengths and offerings, students have …

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Michele Norman Exhibition Coming to South Suburban College’s Dorothea Thiel Gallery

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to present a solo exhibition entitled “What Beauty Has Given Me: Michele Norman.” The exhibition will be on display in the Dorothea Thiel Gallery August 27-October 11, 2019. An artist lecture and reception will take place on September 19th in Room 4340 …

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Free GED/HSE and English as a Second Language Classes Offered Through South Suburban College in South Holland, Oak Forest and Riverdale

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Adult Education Department offers a wide range of opportunities for adults to build the basic skills required for success. Registration for these free programs will take place from September 9-12, beginning at 10:00 a.m. or 5:00 p.m. in Room L233 for GED/HSE and Room 1243 for English as a Second …

South Suburban College’s Coding Specialist Program Opens Enrollment for Both Fall and Spring

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College’s Coding Specialist Program is now offering a dual enrollment cycle for the fall and spring semesters. New students will be able to take prerequisites or the first semester of Coding classes this fall starting on August 19th or during spring semester in January of 2020. The Coding Specialist Program …

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South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute Presents a Fork Lift Operator Training Course This August

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Business & Career Institute (BCI) of South Suburban College is offering two one-day Fork Lift Operator Training courses on Saturdays August 17th and August 24th from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Each training will be held at the college’s Oak Forest Center. Illinois requires all forklift operators to obtain a license to …

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South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute Presents Electrical Safety/Arc-Flash Employee & Supervisor Training

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Business & Career Institute (BCI) of South Suburban College present a 4-hour course titled Electrical Safety/Arc-Flash Electrically Unqualified Employee & Supervisor Training on Monday, August 19th from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. The training will be held at the college’s Oak Forest Center and will include a continental breakfast. The course is …

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South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute presents “Understanding Trauma in the Workplace”

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Business & Career Institute (BCI) of South Suburban College present a half-day conference titled “Understanding Trauma in the Workplace” on Thursday, August 29th from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon with a catered breakfast. The conference will be held in the South Suburban College Performing Arts Center. A recent poll found that 53% …

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Golf Outing to Support South Suburban College Bulldogs Baseball Program Coming to Lincolnshire September 20th

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The 2019 South Suburban College Baseball Team is hosting its 14th Annual Bulldog Baseball Golf Outing to raise funds for athletic equipment and travel costs for nationwide tournaments. The Bulldog Golf Outing will take place on Friday, September 20, 2019, at Lincolnshire Country Club—390 E. Richton Road in Crete, IL. Registration begins at …

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Free Highway Construction Careers Training Program Coming to Oak Forest This Fall

OAK FOREST, IL–South Suburban College is preparing for the next session of its free Highway Construction Careers Training Program (HCCTP) this fall at the Oak Forest Center. Orientation and Assessment Testing will be August 20-22nd with the program set to begin on September 16, 2019. The training consists of an intensive program to teach the …

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ICCTA’S Monaghan Presents Service Award to South Suburban College Trustees DeFilippo and Daly, Receives Honorary Degree

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The Executive Director of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA) Mike Monaghan made a special trip to the June Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of South Suburban College to acknowledge and present the ICCTA Service Award to both Vice-Chair John Daly and Trustee DeFilippo. “The ICCTA would like to recognize …

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South Suburban College Plants Garden for Pollinators

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–This spring, 17 South Suburban College staff, Green Club students and their families gathered together to kick off the college’s community garden clean up and to plant a special garden just for pollinators. The pollinator garden will benefit butterflies, bees and birds by providing food and nectar sources, as well as plants for …

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Business & Career Institute to Host Non-Credit Instructor Open House at South Suburban College’s Oak Forest Center on July 23rd – UPDATED

OAK FOREST, IL– South Suburban College’s Business and Career Institute (BCI) is hosting a Non-Credit Instructor Open House on Tuesday, July 23, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the college’s Oak Forest Center. The goal of this event is to identify prospective part-time instructors and consultants to deliver non-credit training, develop curriculum and/or provide consultative …

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TruVision Productions 2019 Non-Credit Summer Class Session Coming to South Suburban College

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– The South Suburban College Office of Continuing Education is now offering a TruVision Productions class. This six week summer session runs from June 24-August 1, 2019, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. for a total of 72 hours. KFK-C78-730, Ages 12-18 The TruVision Productions curriculum includes acting, vocal arts, …

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STEM for Kids Summer Program Coming to South Suburban College in July

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Office of Continuing Education and STEM Department are partnering to offer a course to help fill the summer days with activities that will inspire and challenge kids and young adults. SSC Maker Lab presents, Google AIY Projects: bring artificial intelligence to your maker projects. With this AIY Voice Kit from …

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Highway Construction Careers Training Program Graduates are Recognized at South Suburban College

OAK FOREST, IL–When Jacob Mora, 22, received his Highway Construction Careers Training Program Certificate last week at South Suburban College’s HCCTP Graduation, he looked for his mother who he found smiling from ear to ear in the audience. Chasity Winiecki, 44, had plenty of reason to be excited for her son as she knew his …

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South Suburban College Instructor Gerald Griffith Receives Red Tulip Award From Village of South Holland

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–Members of the Village of South Holland Education Commission visited South Suburban College’s May Meeting of the Board of Trustees to make a special award presentation to longtime college Biology instructor Gerald (G.A.) Griffith. “The Red Tulip Award is presented annually to educators who work with South Holland students and who demonstrate outstanding …

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South Suburban College Announces New Pharmacy Advisory Board, Entry Level Summer Program

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– South Suburban College’s Pharmacy Technician Program has undergone a series of changes over the past academic year under the direction of new program coordinator Alfred Evans. Changes include new curriculum and delivery strategies, and most recently, the college announced its new Pharmacy Faculty Advisory Board. The advisory board includes the following regional …

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Bulldogs’ Championship Basketball Camp Coming to South Holland This Summer

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Basketball Program is currently accepting registrations for their annual summer camps in June. The 2019 Bulldog Championship Basketball Camp will take place from June 17-20 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., with a Shooting Camp the following week from June 24-27 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the …

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South Suburban College’s Adult Volunteer Literacy Program is Offering Free Services and Seeking Volunteer Tutors

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College is currently seeking tutors and participants for the Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Program. The program is structured to train volunteers to become one-on-one tutors for adults in need of basic literacy skills. Instruction in basic literacy includes the development of phonetic reading skills combined with communication skills. SSC is encouraging …

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Bulldogs’ Lewis Named All-American, Selected for National All-Star Game in Las Vegas

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College Men’s Basketball student-athlete Rhyss Lewis recently received two major post-season honors when he was named All-American by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II along with being selected to play in their National All-Star Game in Las Vegas, NV. A sophomore guard, Lewis averaged 26.6 points, 3.5 assists, …

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South Suburban College Recognizes High School Students at 12th Annual Video Competition

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College (SSC), with the assistance of Career Development Systems (CDS), hosted the 12th Annual Video Competition on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in the Kindig Performing Arts Center. The competition showcases talent from high schools as well as provides tours of the college’s facilities, including the television studio, audio studio and multimedia …

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Earth Awareness Day Activities Coming to South Suburban College’s Main Campus on April 23

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–The South Suburban College Green Club is pleased to host a Sustainability Fair this month to celebrate Earth Week. On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, the movie “Home,” a documentary by French director Yann Arthus-Bertrand, will be shown in Lecture Hall C from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Through visually stunning footage from over fifty countries, …

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SSC’s Court Reporting Program is Hosting an Open House at the Oak Forest Center on May 9th

OAK FOREST, IL–South Suburban College (SSC) is hosting a Court Reporting Open House on Thursday, May 9th from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Oak Forest Center. The Open House will showcase this unique profession and wide-open job market, along with SSC’s program and curriculum. SSC is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission …

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Forklift Operator Training Coming to Oak Forest Center

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute is once again offering Forklift Operator Training on two separate sessions Saturday, March 30th and Wednesday, April 3rd from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Oak Forest Center. Individuals who are seeking to enhance their skills with a short-term career certification and employers who need …

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Online Marketing Workshop Series Coming to Oak Forest Center

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Business & Career Institute is presenting three workshops designed to assist with online marketing for business: Design, Video, and Automation. These workshops, by Erial Ramsey, will be held at the South Suburban College Oak Forest Center from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Erial Ramsey, The Dream Queen, is an author, …

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South Suburban College to Host Live First District Court Oral Arguments at 6th Annual Law Day on May 1st

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL– SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – The South Suburban College Legal Studies Department will host their sixth annual Law Day on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. This year’s event will feature a special live court case. Oral arguments for a real criminal First District Appellate Court case will be heard in the Performing Arts Center. …

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Free GED/HSE Classes Coming Soon to South Suburban College’s South Holland and Oak Forest Campuses

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Adult Education Department offers a wide range of opportunities for adults to build the basic skills required for success. Many adults choose to pursue a high school education through the High School Equivalency (GED/HSE) program. The HSE program will develop the skills required to pass the High School Equivalency exams. …